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Originating from the legendary dance floors of Harlem, swing music is known for its strong, syncopated rhythm and jazzy feel.  Famous titles include Corner Pocket, In the Mood, Take the A-Train, Sing Sing Sing, just to name a few.


What we offer

In this club, you will get to learn Lindy Hop and the Charleston, dance styles that are popular in the 1930's and 1940's.  We hold weekly classes, which are fun, inventive and cater to dancers of all experiences.

We also hold variety of non dance-related activities throughout the years, allowing you to mingle and get to know people.

Upcoming events

You will need a ticket to come to our dance classes.

October 21:
Classes — 6:00pm-8:30pm at Function, LUU

October 28:
Classes — 6:00pm-8:30pm at Pyramid, LUU

Starting on November 4th:
Classes — Every Thursday 6:00pm-8:30pm at LG10 Michael Sadler Building

Practice Sessions — TBD


Membership

As of September 2021, Leeds University Union imposes a cap on class size.  Membership gives you priority access to our classes as well as discounts to weekend dance workshops.

Membership costs £14 per term.  Classes and practice sessions are £2 for members and £4 for non-members.


Contact us at swingsoc@gmail.com

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